Volunteers in the time of COVID - OMA Webinar

Volunteers in the time of COVID - OMA Webinar
Join OMA for our September 28 webinar, "Volunteers in the time of COVID."

Join OMA for our September 28 Webinar:

Volunteers in the time of COVID

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Like most things this year, COVID has brought new challenges and new considerations to the way museums engage with volunteers. With many museums focusing on virtual programming and for those whose volunteer corps might fall into a “high-risk” category, what about how museums can and should work with volunteers changed? What important factors of volunteer engagement haven’t changed?

Join Jenny Woods, President of the American Association for Museum Volunteers to explore volunteer engagement and training in the COVID era, and how volunteering is suddenly changing at a rapid pace.

Drawing on the data from a recent survey on the impact of COVID on museum volunteer programs, we will discuss current reactions and responses, new best practices, and look at an uncertain future and the implications for volunteers and museums.

This webinar is relevant for volunteer managers, administrators, or anyone who works with volunteers.

About our speakerJenny Woods is President of the American Association for Museum Volunteers, a networking organization for anyone working with volunteers in museums.  She has 19 years of experience working with volunteers in museums, in both large and small organizations, in urban and rural settings, and nationally and internationally. She holds a master’s degree in museum studies and is certified in volunteer administration.


When:  Monday, September 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Where:  Online – complete webinar login details will be sent to participants after registering

Cost: $10 – OMA Members; $15 Non-members

Pricing note: The current crisis is creating new financial challenges to cultural organizations across Ohio, and OMA is no exception. Registration fees for OMA webinars help us continue to serve Ohio’s museum community and museum professionals with resources, advocacy and professional development year-round. But, if your organization is facing financial strain due to the coronavirus outbreak, please use the promo code FREEWEB to register for this webinar for free.

Registration deadline: September 25, 2020

9/28/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time

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